Which word about truth was coined by Stephen Colbert? (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) (Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay)

QUIZ: Do you know the truth?

In what has been described as a post-truth era, how much do you know about truth and lies?

It has been said that honesty is the best policy.

At the same time, our present era has been described as a post-truth age. It’s a time when fact-checking services abound and a time when terms like “fake news” have come into common use.

How much do you know about truth and falsehoods? Put your knowledge to the test with this 12-question quiz.

Good luck, and please answer the questions honestly.


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